Senate Refuses To Allow NASS Takeover CCT, CCB Supervision

Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar, on Sunday, October 30, 2016 said the decision of the
National Assembly to take over the supervision of the Code of Conduct Bureau
and Code of Conduct Tribunal was self serving.

Abubakar made the assertion in an interview with the News
Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birninkudu.
The senator, who said he was away on oversight duties when
the amendment was made, stressed that he was completely opposed to the
The lawmaker said: “Laws are meant to outlive individuals
not meant for individuals.’’
The Senator also said the current Bill on inheritance before
the Senate negates the provisions on freedom of worship, as such would not see
the light of the day.
According to him, Christians and Muslims in the country are
against the law.
“We are there as representatives of the people and anything
that the people don’t want will not scale through.
“We will make sure that the aspirations of the people we
represent are not sacrificed at the altar of a few members of the Senate.

“Even though the bill has passed second reading, I believe
any law can be stepped down at any stage and this is not an exception,’’
Abubakar added.


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